Monday, February 9, 2015

Legislative Update

Family Voices Indiana shares the following bill list from the Indiana Institute for Working Families. You can also get alerts from The Arc of Indiana on bills related to those with disabilities. 
You can find contact information for your state legislators here: https://iga.in.gov/legislative/find-legislators/


In the Senate:
 
  • SB 5: Uniform Powers of Appointment Act.
  • SB 11: Estimated utility bills.
  • SB 15: Use of consumer reports for employment purposes.
  • SB 23: Economic development incentive accountability.
  • SB 24: Selection of superintendent of public instruction.
  • SB 33: Worker's compensation.
  • SB 41: Minimum wage.
  • SB 42: Administration of county income taxes.
  • SB 44: Fair pay in employment.
  • SB 51: Payment of monthly pension benefits.
  • SB 105: Expungement.
  • SB 106: Child support and credit reports.
  • SB 109: Support for educational needs.
  • SB 113: Direct wine sales.
  • SB 118: Property tax appeals.
  • SB 128: Dissolution of certain regional sewage districts.
  • SB 129: Eligibility for child care voucher.
  • SB 133: Protective orders and employment.
  • SB 140: Tax credit for hiring certain individuals.
  • SB 141: Small business council established.
  • SB 160: Minimum wage for certain Indiana employees.
  • SB 162: Economic development incentive accountability.
  • SB 163: Improper worker classification.
  • SB 167: Certified registered nurse anesthetists.
  • SB 174: Sentence modification.
  • SB 177: Water and wastewater infrastructure costs.
  • SB 179: Early voting.
  • SB 181: Unemployment insurance overpayments.
  • SB 183: Redistricting commission.
  • SB 184: Choice scholarships.
  • SB 196: Proprietary educational institutions.
  • SB 198: Repeal common construction wage statute.
  • SB 202: Redistricting.
  • SB 203: Applicability of federal law in Indiana.
  • SB 212: Inmates and Medicaid.
  • SB 241: County income tax council.
  • SB 247: Local government ombudsman.
  • SB 256: Evaluation of agencies and programs.
  • SB 259: STEM education
  • SB 260: Small employer wellness program tax credits.
  • SB 271: College and career counseling grant.
  • SB 287: Expungement
  • SB 288: Local government budget notices
  • SB 295: Deduction for small business investor income.
  • SB 317: Tax credit for donations to eligible foundations.
  • SB 319: Distribution of local option income taxes.
  • SB 322: Fresh food initiative.
  • SB 326: State board of accounts examinations.
  • SB 331: Student testing.
  • SB 332:Wage assignments.
  • SB 340: State payments for school textbook costs.
  • SB 356: Work ethic certification and grants.
  • SB 358: Medication therapy management and Medicaid.
  • SB 414: Use of state general funds investment earnings.
  • SB 416:Employee's right to scheduled employment.
  • SB 418: Inmates and Medicaid applications.
  • SB 430: Licensing of electrical contractors.
  • SB 434: Financial aid and tuition.
  • SB 436: State and local.
  • SB 438: State and local tax issues
  • SB 465: FSSA matters.
  • SB 478: Public transportation corporation funding.
  • SB 509: Scholarships and grants.
  • SB 541: Sentence modification.
  • SB 549: Removal of asset limits for SNAP food assistance program.
  • SB 555: HERO plan.



In the House:

  • HB 1001: State budget.
  • HB 1015: Benefit corporations.
  • HB 1019: Common construction wage.
  • HB 1037: Ivy Tech qualified energy savings contracts.
  • HB 1042: Education loan information.
  • HB 1048: Credit scoring.
  • HB 1051: Prohibition on labor peace agreements.
  • HB 1052: Common construction wage.  
  • HB 1054: Higher education co-op and internship programs.
  • HB 1064: Sewer fees incurred by tenants.
  • HB 1066: Work sharing unemployment benefits.
  • HB 1072: Proprietary educational institutions.
  • HB 1083: Work sharing unemployment benefit.
  • HB 1084: Grants for green industry jobs.
  • HB 1089: Tax credits for hiring certain individuals.
  • HB 1104: State board of accounts examinations.
  • HB 1113: Income tax credit for student loan borrowers.
  • HB 1114: Student loan assistance .
  • HB 1122: Personal leave for employees.
  • HB 1128: Lifelong learning accounts.
  • HB 1135: Local option income taxes.
  • HB 1142: Tax issues.
  • HB 1151: Compensable hours of work.
  • HB 1157: Qualified dietitians.
  • HB 1172: Women's occupational opportunity.
  • HB 1186:  Unemployment insurance.
  • HB 1193: Use of SNAP benefits.
  • HB 1207: Merger of public benefit corporations.
  • HB 1215: Public mass transportation.
  • HB 1222: STEM pathway network.
  • HB 1231: Accelerated degree programs.
  • HB 1232: Duration of the second regular session.
  • HB 1248: Urban farming.
  • HB 1251: Tax credit for hiring new employees.
  • HB 1258: Grant program for hiring ex-offenders.
  • HB 1262: Return and complete grant.
  • HB 1279: HERO plan.
  • HB 1306: Township assistance.
  • HB 1326: Tutoring grant program fund.
  • HB 1333: Higher education financial assistance.
  • HB 1342: Domestic violence.
  • HB1343: Restorative justice.
  • HB 1348: Leave for victims of domestic or family violence.
  • HB 1349: Various Tax Matters.
  • HB 1353: Proprietary educational institutions.
  • HB 1380: Special employment and training services fund.
  • HB 1392: Tax credit for literacy programs.
  • HB 1402: Drug crime enhancements.
  • HB 1407: Merger of public benefit corporation.
  • HB 1427: Demand side management programs.
  • HB 1431: Funding community corrections.
  • HB 1438: Adult high schools.
  • HB 1457: Higher education.
  • HB 1467: Performance funding.
  • HB 1469: Wage payment and wage assignment.
  • HB 1479: Application of federal Affordable Care Act.
  • HB 1485: Local option income taxes.
  • HB 1497: Skills assessments for unemployment recipients.
  • HB 1544: High school career and technical programs.
  • HB 1590: Earn more Indiana scholarship.
  • HB 1601: Various workforce development matters.
  • HB 1612: Study of former offender employment barriers.
  • HB 1613: Family and social services administration.
  • HB 1616: Eligibility for child care voucher. 
  • HB 1639: Various education issues.

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